High-Protein Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies contain six slimming ingredients – including cottage cheese, whey protein powder, oats, and whole wheat flour – that fight cravings and burn fat. They’re worth every bite!

Elizabeth Brown, MS, RD | May 22, 2013



Ready in 45 minutes • Makes 38 servings


  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour ( for Gluten free/Paleo option – swap it out with almond blanched flour or coconut flour)
  • 2 cups whey protein powder (Use any of your protein powder – I use “PlantFusion”)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat, small-curd cottage cheese (or use dairy free yogurt)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup canola oil (Swap for Coconut Oil)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large bowl and mix with a fork.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the next 5 ingredients and whisk together with a fork or an electric mixer.
  4. Add wet ingredients to the dry and combine thoroughly with a fork. Mix in the oats, chocolate chips and walnuts.
  5. Drop by the teaspoon onto an oiled or parchment paper-lined baking tray. Bake 12 minutes until the cookies are slightly brown on top.

Nutrients per serving (2 cookies): Calories: 99, Total Fats: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 6 mg, Sodium: 72 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 11 g, Dietary Fiber: 2 g, Sugars: 5 g, Protein: 7 g, Iron: 0 mg  (Nutrients per serving will vary)

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